Making manga is no easy task in the newest trailer for Comic Girls, an upcoming TV anime based on the 4-panel comic by Kaori Hanzawa about a group of four young ladies living together while working as manga artists.
The original Comic Girls manga is serialized in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Max seinen manga magazine. The story follows Kaoruko Moeta, a 15-year-old high school student who makes yonkoma manga under the pen name of "Chaos". After a reader survey ranks Kaoruko at rock bottom, her editor recommends a transfer to an all-female manga creator dorm, where Kaoruko lives and commiserates with fellow mangaka Koyume Koizuka (a shojo manga artist), Ruki Irokawa (an ecchi manga artist), and Tsubasa Katsuki (a shonen manga artist).
The Comic Girls TV anime is directed by Yoshinobu Tokumoto and features animation by Nexus. Comic Girls will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX and other stations beginning in April of 2018.
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